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Law Passed to Extend PTC Deadline

On October 29, 2015 the President signed a new transportation funding bill – H.R.3819 – Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015. The bill included a provision for extending Positive Train Control (PTC) requirements by three years. We are starting to receive letters from the rail carriers revoking their plans to embargo Poisonous-Inhalation-Hazard (PIH) commodities. Although […]

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PTC – Potential TIH Embargo

A number of our customers have been asking us about the Positive Train Control (PTC) issue. The bottom line is that everyone needs to be aware of the potential for impending service disruptions. It’s likely that Congress will extend the December 31st deadline for the railroads to implement PTC, but at this point no one […]